Making It Big - New Irish web-series that tackles growing up gay and lesbian in Ireland
Making It Big is a new Irish reality web series, following the lives of 7, 20-something, friends living in Barcelona. We’ll see the friends’ struggles with emigrating abroad in search of a better career, as well as highlighting what its like growing up gay and lesbian in Ireland. The cast will feature Sean Dempsey, Amy Coleman, Stuart Weafer, Emma Arnold, Roisin Gaffney, Niamh Dempsey and English native Abbie Jolliffe.
This season, pop singer Sean is on top of the world as he finishes and releases his debut album, but issues with his roommates turn everything around and Sean can’t seem to avoid the conflict. His best friend of 20 years, Stuart, struggles to find a focus on the sidelines while he watches his friends’ careers soar. New couple, Abbie and Emma, are still getting to know each other, while Abbie takes her music to the next level and Emma discovers what life is like newly out. Niamh searches for employment after losing her job, but when her ex returns, conflict erupts throughout the group and her relationship becomes everyone’s concern. 20 year old Roisin, came to Barcelona to find herself, and while working on music she makes a startling realisation, that changes her life forever. Amy finds it hard to come to terms with life abroad as she struggles with career prospects, and receives news from home that could cut her time in Barcelona short.
What makes the show unique is that the entire experience is filmed and edited by the shows cast. The series will premiere weekly through the Making It Big YouTube channel Thursday 14th, starting with an extended introduction episode of the 9 part series.
Making It Big - Season 1 - Supertease Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=noU5YtUVNow